The violation has a specific fine of $650.
DIVERSION: You may choose to petition the court for Marijuana Diversion if:
- You have not been convicted of any substance abuse crimes or violations; and
- You are not currently in a substance abuse diversion program; and
- You have not previously participated in a substance abuse diversion program.
Diversion lasts for one year and requires you to be drug free, to be evaluated by a drug evaluator, and to participate in the treatment or counseling that the evaluator may recommend.
The costs for diversion include a $335 court filing fee, $90 evaluation fee, and the cost of the treatment program.
A diversion petition form is available from the Court. This charge requires a mandatory appearance before the Judge.